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Letter from Mary Bartlett concerning a runaway slave, 1776 February 13

Collection Name: Josiah Bartlett Family Papers, 1710-1937

Title: Letter from Mary Bartlett concerning a runaway slave, 1776 February 13

Creator: Bartlett, Mary, 1730-1789

Creator Role: Author

Accession / Call Number: 1940.003

Object ID: 1940.003.018

Date: 1776/02/13

Type of Material: textual record

Physical Description: 1 letter

Language: English

Scope and Content: Letter from Mary Bartlett in Kingston, NH, to unidentified recipients dated February 13, 1776. In the letter, Mary describes the phyiscal appearance of a seventeen-year-old slave that has run away. She goes on to request the recipient secure him if possible as she would like to have him back, since he is all the help she has while his master is at the Philadelphia Congress.

Subjects: Slavery--United States, African Americans

Locations: Kingston, NH

People: Bartlett, Mary, 1730-1789

Organizations: United States. Continental Congress

Terms of Use: For permission to reproduce or publish material from this collection, please contact the New Hampshire Historical Society. Researchers are responsible for following all copyright and intellectual property laws.

Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. John Watt in April 1940.
Digitization supported by an anonymous donor.

Restrictions: Available for research.

Level Description: Item

Box Number: 1

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